Monthly Archives: November 2014

A festive decoration.

Christmas blog: Festive party ideas

It's the party season! Kitchens are set to be the scene for mince pie baking, cocktail shaking, nibble-making party prep during the weeks to come. What are you planning for your festive season bash? When will you hold your party?   People end up with so many engagements at this time of year that weekends […]

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A kitchen scene.

Using quartz for worktops in the kitchen

At some stage during the task of planning a kitchen, the question of work surfaces is likely to come up. These are often spaces where food preparation action takes place and where many small appliances, such as the toaster, kettle and more, are stored. Your kitchen designer may mention a number of different sorts of […]

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A kitchen.

Kitchen islands: Can your kitchen manage one?

Kitchen islands offer numerous advantages in a kitchen. They can help cut down on empty space in the room, give an extra spot for eating and expand your food preparation worktop area, for example. Indeed, according to Nick Symons from The Kitchen Link, the fact that islands are trending right now has led to most […]

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Food news: 'Fewer cheese buyers munching cheese on toast'

Food news: ‘Fewer cheese buyers munching cheese on toast’

It may be getting less likely that the grills in our kitchens are cooking up cheese on toast. While in 2012, 67 per cent of cheese buyers munched this quick snack, that's been recorded as 60 per cent this year in Mintel research. The stats are based on people being asked if they've had the […]

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Brits to spend £100 on Christmas dinner

Brits to spend £100 on Christmas dinner

It's a good bet that the dinner cooked up in the kitchen on Christmas Day is among the costliest – and most exciting – many Brits ever make. Recent Travelodge research suggests that Christmas dinner for Brits this year will come at an average spend of about £100 per home. Interestingly, although the same stats […]

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